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        Fleta Minor. The Laws of Art and Nature, in Knowing, Judging, Assaying, Fining, Refining an Inlarging the Bodies of confin'd Metals. In Two Parts. The First contains Assays of Lazarus Erckern, Chief Prover ( oe Assay-Master General of the Empire of Germany)...The Second contains Essays on Metallick Words, as a Dictionary to many pleasing Discourses

      London: Printed for and sold by Stephen Bateman, 1686. Second edition. Frontispiece & Illustrated with 44 sculptures. 1 vols. Folio. Contemporary quarter calf and boards, rebacked, later endpapers; corner of title page torn away, first three leaves waterstained at lower edge. A good sound copy. Pettus was deputy governor of the royal mines for over thirty-five years. The first part is translated from the German of Erckern, but the second part is Pettus' own contribution to the lexicography of metals - and wonderfully anecdotal and original it is as this from his entry on "DUNG":"...among the Indians it was usual, that when they intended Homage to their Superiors, or welcome too their Friends, they did evacuate their Dung into their Hand, and so daub it on the Face of whom they intended to honour or pleasure, and was ever accepted by them, as the first and best of the Welcoming Ceremonies: for Agricola tells us of Mans-Dung made as sweet as Civit. But to return nearer home, when I remained in London, during the great Plague in 1666, Dr. Glisson (famous in his time) being my old Friend and Acquaintance, perswaded me to take a piece of his constant Antidote, which was only the Dung of one that had dyed of the Plague, dryed, and so kept in a foraminous Box, for the best Antidotical Perfume; but I thank God I escaped without it..."Engaging, too, are the delightful engravings which embellish the work.

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        Circulus anatomico-physiologicus

      Leipzig: Gleditsch, 1686. Bohn, Johann (1640-1718). Circulus anatomico-physiologicus, seu oeconomia corporis animalis. . . . 4to. [8], 479, [25]pp. Leipzig: Joh. Friedrich Gleditsch, 1686. 190 x 152 mm. 20th cent. half calf, speckled boards. Some foxing and browning, small tear in title, but very good. First Edition. Garrison-Morton 1355. Bohn's writings show him to have been "an expert on the then new anatomical and physiological discoveries . . . one of the innovators in physiology who completely forsook the Galenic tradition" (DSB). In his Circulus anatomico-physiologicus, dedicated to Malpighi, Bohn stated that the reflex action was an entirely material and mechanical phenomenon, and showed that the nerves do not contain a "nerve juice." The DSB gives 1680 as the date of Bohn's work, probably in error, as OCLC cites no edition printed in that year.

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        The Happy Ascetick: or, The Best Exercise. To which is added a letter to a person of quality, concerning the holy lives of the primitive Christians by Anthony Horneck, Preacher at the Savoy. The Second Edition, Corrected and Enlarged

      C. Alston 1686 - 8vo, old calfskin binding, front hinge broken and cover detached, small hole in one leaf and lacking the Hogarth frontispiece. "Imprimatur. Nov. 17, 1685. C. Alston. London: Printed for H.M. and M.P. and Sold by Joshua Phillips at the Seven-Stars and Joseph Watts at the Half-Moon in St. Pauls Church-yard. 1686." at bottom of title page. ~Fair. No DJ. Hardcover. Moderate to heavy shelf wear to boards; satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [18th Century Funeral Orations]. DEVOTION, Ebenezer: "A Mourning Piece: Being a Discourse Delivered at Brooklyn in Pomfret [Connecticut], October 22, 1754 Delivered at the Funeral of Mr. Ephraim Avery." Boston: J. Draper, 1755. Bound with: WEBB, Benjamin: "The Present Scope and Future Gain of the Christian Life. A Discourse deliver'd at Truroe, October 8, 1732. Occasioned by the much lamented Death of Mrs. Ruth Avery." Boston: [s.n.], 1733

      Both orations are bound together in a nineteenth-century half leather binding with marble boards and matching marbled endpapers (signed "R.W. Smith"). The spine has six compartments between five raised bands with gilt titles and decoration. The half-title page of the first funeral oration has a large restoration, with five words in pen facsimile; the blank verso of the title-page has two small repairs, and p. 6 has one small repair (no affecting text); the second work has been washed; otherwise both works are preserved in VERY GOOD CONDITION. Ad 1: small octavo. 23, [1] pp. (3.75" x 6.75") cut and inlaid to 4to size (7" x 11"). Ad 2: small octavo: [4], 25, [1] pp. (3.75" x 6.75"), cut and inlaid to 4to size (7" x 11"). RARE, EARLY AMERICAN FUNERAL SERMONS for two different members of the Avery family, originally of Massachusetts. Ruth [Little] Avery (1686-1732) was the mother of Ephraim Avery (1713-1754). Ad 1: Evans 7406; ESTC W28638, with five known copies worldwide (British Library, AAS, Connecticut Historical Society, Andover Theological Library, Beinecke). Sabin 19830 (conflating the present author with "John Devotion"). This work was described as "scarce" 130 years ago, for which see the sale of the Stevens Historical Collection (Sotheby's 1881, lot 196). Ad 2: Evans 3729; ESTC W7823, with five known copies worldwide (Boston Atheneum, Boston Public Library, Massachusetts Historical, Library of Congress). The existence of the half-title remained unknown to the editors of ESTC, who give the following collation: [2], 25, [1] pp. PROVENANCE: "Hannah Cady, 1755, Her Book, the Gift of Her Honored Mother Rachel Cady." -- W.J. Avery, May 7, 1872 -- Leamington Book Shop, Washington, DC (Catalogue 2) 1950 -- The Lincoln Library, Shippensburg, PA.

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        The Works of the Learned Sr Thomas Browne, Kt. Doctor of Physick, late of Norwich. Containing I. Enquiries into vulgar and common errors. II. Religio medici: with annotations and observations upon it. III. Hydriotaphia; or, Urn-Burial: together with the garden of Cyrus. IV. Certain miscellany tracts. With alphabetical tables

      London: Printed for Tho. Bassett, Ric. Chiswell, Tho. Sawbridge, Charles Mearne, and Charles Brome, 1686. First collected edition. Engraved frontispiece portrait by Robert White, printed general title in red and black, and separate titles for each part. 1 vols. Folio. Early brown mottled calf, neatly rebacked with original lettering piece preserved. Except for faint signs of marginal dampstaining, an exceptionally fine, clean copy, almost entirely free of foxing, with the armorial bookplate of Edward Davenport on the front pastedown. First collected edition. Engraved frontispiece portrait by Robert White, printed general title in red and black, and separate titles for each part. 1 vols. Folio. First Collected Edition. First collected edition of one of the great masters of English prose, collecting Pseudodoxia Epidemica, Religio Medici, Hydriotaphia, and Miscellany Tracts.

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        Floro Historico de la Guerra Sagrada contra Turcos. Segunda Parte, que contiene los sucessos de los años MDCLXXXIV y MDCLXXXV

      Madrid, en la Imprenta de Antonio Roman, a expensas de Sebastian de Armendariz, 1686. 4to.; 8 hs., 232 pp. Ejemplar carente de frontispicio. Encuadernación moderna en media tela, con algunas faltas en los planos.

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        Piscatoria et nautica

      New edition (rated second after the original from 1685 it is a faithful reprint), illustrated with a frontispiece-title, frontispiece and nine figures (including many naval scenes) drawn and engraved by F. Solimene F. Louvemont. The prints are fine and beautiful. Like a copy of the Library of Congress (visible online page to page), the book has a frontispiece title without title page then redoubling the title. The copy is complet.Plein Velin time. Back to silent nerves. As with the black plume. Body of the book detached from the back, spotted on the side of the lower flat, when you open the book. The copy, however, is very good light and fresh. An error instead of the binder 257 sheet after an introductory leaflet (ad Lectorum) and after the slip 259.Ce didactic poem was a great success in its time because of its general themes, the two poems are indeed a universal history of fishing and navigation. The fisheries is illustrated by various eclogues, the navigation is divided into eight livres.Ex libris weapons Rev. Fred. Ekins. Typis regiis Neapoli 1686 Pet. in 8 (10,5x15cm) (4) 263pp. (3) relié

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        Floro Historico de la Guerra Sagrada contra Turcos. Segunda Parte, que contiene los sucessos de los años MDCLXXXIV y MDCLXXXV.

      4to.; 8 hs., 232 pp. Ejemplar carente de frontispicio. Encuadernación moderna en media tela, con algunas faltas en los planos.

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        Thermologia Badavino-Austriaca. D.i. Kurtze jedoch warhaffte Beschreibung der Natur, Krafft etc des heylsamben Bad-Wassers zu Baden in Nider Oesterreich...

      Wien, Lochner, 1686. 9 Blätter, 84 S. - Angebunden: 2. J. Th. Moeren. Beschreibung des Tönessteiner Saurbrunnens. Frankfurt 1731. 3 Bll., 40 S. - 3. Berkeley, G. Nachricht vom Theer-Wasser, dessen Zubereitung und Gebrauch. Aus des Verfassers Schriften in Kürze zusammengetragen und mit Histor. Vorbericht. Ohne Ort 1748. 80 S. - 4. Zwischengebunden: (Pöller, Carl Josef: Unterricht, Von Dem, unter der Gräflich-Grundemanischen Herrschaft Waldenfels in Oesterreich ob der Ennß, befindlich- zur Trunck- und Baad-Cur dienend- heilsam- sogenannten Riendl-Wasser. Linz 1756). 112 S. Titelblatt fehl, alt handschr. ergänzt! - Zusammen in einem schönen Lederband der Zeit mit reicher Rückenvergoldung und goldgepr. Rückenschildchen "Von Sauerbrunen". - Vorderes Gelenk mit kl. Fehlstelle (möglicherweise Wurmspur), sonst sehr schönes und dekorativ gebundenes Exemplar. Exlibris des Kremser Arztes Karl Joh. Nepomuk Altmann. - Interessanter Sammelband mit durchweg recht seltenen Schriften zum Badewesen. - Zu 1: Frühe Beschreibung der Heilbäder in Baden b. Wien. - Zu II: DSB II, 16; Blake 43. - Hydrotherapeutische Spätschrift des großen Wissenschaftsphilosophen ("Esse est percipi", vgl. PMM 176). - Zu 3: Beschreibung einer Heilquelle (Tönissteiner Sprudel) bei Andernach/ Rhein. (Tit. mit kl. Randausriß). - Zu 4: Selten! Eine ausführliche Beschreibung der Kur - mit zahlreichen Fällen belegt..

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        De Historia Piscum Libri Quatuor, Jussu & Sumptibus Societatis Regiæ Londinensis editi... Totum Opus Recognovit, Coaptavit, Supplevit, Librum etiam primum & secundum integros adjecit Johannes Raius e Societate Regia.

      Oxford, Sheldonian, 1686. Folio. (380 x 240 mm). (8) + 343 + (1blank) + 30 + (2) + (11) + (1) + (2 ). Engraved title-vignette of the Sheldonian Theatre. Engraved additional pictorial title. (Bound at end with plates). 187 engraved plates (By Paul van Somers). Contemporary calf. Rebacked with new spine. With 6 raised bands. Occasional light browning. An attractive copy

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        Canary islands "Insula Canariæ alias Fortuniæ dictæ

      Africa: Amsterdam Wolfgangh, Waesbergen, Boom. Someren en Goethals 1686. Copper engraved map of the Canary Islands, from Olfert Dapper's "Description de l'Afrique," the first edition in French; black and white, verso blank. Decorative title cartouche to upper right; compass rose and sailing ships to sea. The map is from the second part of Dapper's work "Description des iIes de l'Afrique." Dark impression; light toning; occasional spotting to blank margins; old ink number to upper margin. Olfert Dapper (1639-1689) was a Dutch physician and scholar devoted to historical and geographical studies. He produced several finely illustrated volumes describing travels in Africa, Asia, Asia Minor, the Middle East, drawing upon the most reliable eye-witness accounts as well as his own library of travel books. His works were authoritative and very popular, and especially noteworthy for their excellent illustrations and maps. First edition in French of Dapper's"Description de l'Afrique, contenant Les Noms, la Situation & les Confins de toutes ses Parties, leurs Rivières, leurs Villes & leurs Habitations, leurs Plantes & leurs Animaux ; les Moeurs, les Coûtumes, la Langue, les Richesses, la Religion & le Gouvernement de ses Peuples. Avec Des Cartes des Etats, des Provinces & des Villes, & des Figures en Taille-douce, qui représentent les habits & les principales Ceremonies des Habitans, les Plantes & les Animaux les moins connus. Traduite du Flamand "originally published in Dutch in 1668 as "Naukeurige Beschrijvingen der Afrikaensche gewesten" & "Naukeurige beschrijvinge der Afrikaensche Eylanden " Dapper's Description of Africa: "covers the entire continent - the Islamic north, from Morocco to Egypt, Abyssinia, central and southern Africa, and Madagascar, Malta, the Canaries and other islands of the African coast" (Alastair Hamilton, Europe and the Arab World, page 26). Although he had never visited Africa, Dapper's book is still of considerable value, because he made use not only of published sources (especially De Marees), but also of manuscripts which have now been; lost he relied very heavily on records of the Dutch West India Company, especially a collection made by Samuel Bloomaerts, one of its officials. His work became well-known, and is still a key text for Africanists. It was translated into English by John Ogilby and published in 1670, when a German translation was also published. There was a second Dutch edition in 1676 and the first French translation was published ten years later. Mendelssohn I, p.413. Cox I, p. 361; Gay 219. Africa Canary Islands

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      Imp. de Antonio Roman 1686 - Madrid. 1686. 20X14. Pergamino. 1Grabado+9h+232Pág. Segunda parte. Mancha de humedad y leve polilla. Muy raro ejemplar. Ref A 15 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Plate 96, Vue du paysage et de la Maison Royale de St. Cir

      Paris: late 18th century - This superb hand-colored engraving, Plate 96, Vue du paysage et de la Maison Royale de St. Cir, from the late 18th century measures 19.75” x 26.75” and is in excellent condition with light foxing in the margins. This engraving illustrates an expansive view of the French countryside around what is now known as Saint-Cyr-l'École. In 1686, King Louis XIV established a school here for young impoverished women from noble families, at the request of Madame de Maintenon the morganatic second wife of the king. Noblemen and women are seen sitting and standing in the clearing, interacting and enjoying the views below. The large school with the blue roof and bell tower is seen in the distance with the town and surrounding areas as well. During the mid to late 18th century, the trend amongst European artists, printmakers and publishers, was to visually record their own country's architectural treasures, and the natural beauty of their gardens. Motivated by national pride, artists and printmakers began to publish views of their most-admired estates and grounds. In addition to being a visual record of the countryside, they were meant to encourage public recognition of national treasures. These prints were meant to be purchased by the English and foreign tourists whom desired a memento of their travels. Louis XIV (1638-1715), the Sun King of France, had grown up during a civil war between rival factions of aristocrats, known as the Fronde, and wanted a site where he could control the French government by absolute rule. Louis settled on the royal hunting lodge at Versailles , which had been acquired by Louis XIII in 1632, and over the following decades expanded it into the largest palace and grounds in the world. It was Louis XIV's hope to create a center for the royal court at Versailles . Beginning in 1669, the architect, Louis Le Vau (1612-1670), began a detailed renovation of the château. The Château of Versailles, outside of Paris , was converted into a spectacular royal palace in a series of four major and distinct building campaigns. By the end of the third building campaign, the Château had taken on most of the appearance that it retains to this day, except for the Royal Chapel in the last decade of the reign. Louis XIV officially moved to Versailles , along with the royal court, on May 6, 1682. Louis had several reasons for creating such a symbol of extravagant opulence and stately grandeur, and for shifting the seat of the monarch. By moving the royal court and the seat of the French government, Louis XIV hoped to gain greater control of the government from the nobility, by requiring that nobles of a certain rank and position spend time each year at Versailles, Louis prevented them from developing their own regional power and kept them from countering his efforts to centralize the French government in an absolute monarchy. Thus, many noblemen had to either to give up all influence, or to depend entirely on the king for grants and subsidies.

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      Hendrik Boom & Wed. of Dirk Boom, Amsterdam 1686 - Eerste uitgave van dit poetisch werk van de Nederlanse dichter en vertaler Joannes Vollenhove (1632 - 1708). Wormgat in de binnenmarge van eerste en laatste katern. Houtsnede op titelblad. [8]-792-[2] pp. Ref. STCN (13, i.a. BL London). Niet in NUC, Matagne (Namur). Originele perkamenten band, schutblad en blad met misdruk is los. Vlakke rug.

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        ESPERIENZE INTORNO A DIVERSE COSE NATURALI, E PARTICOLARMENTE A QUELLE, CHE CI SON PORTATE DALL'INDIE. Fatte da Francesco Redi, Aretino, Accademico della Crusca, e scritte in una lettera al reverendissimo Padre Atanasio Chircher della Compagnia di Giesù. In Firenze, Per Piero Matini all'Ins. del Leone, 1686.

      Seconda edizione. Cm.26x19. Pg.(6), 122. Legatura cartonata coeva, con unghie. Esemplare in barbe. Frontespizio impresso in rosso e nero, con tavola calcografica raffigurante il frullone della Crusca con il motto "Il più bel fior ne coglie". Fuori testo sei tavole, con dettagli di "Pietre del serpente cobra de Cabelo; Pepe di Ciapa; Finocchio della China; Pietra de' serpenti di Mombazza; Pietre de' serpenti chiamate iguane; Radice della manique; Radice di Gio. Lopez Pegneiro; Vainiglie o vero Lombi lunghi aromatici del Clusio; Foglie dell'albero delle vainiglie; Semi neri delle vainiglie veduti col microscopio; Nidi delle rondini della Coccincina nella loro natural grandezza; Foglia dell'albero della scorza chiamata Chinachina"; Frutto dell'albero chiamato Araticù". Fresco esemplare, ampi i margini. Francesco Redi (Arezzo, 1626 ? 1697), naturalista, medico e letterato, compì gli studi a Firenze e a Pisa, laureandosi in Filosofia e Medicina, per poi entrare al servizio dei Medici. Fu arciconsolo della Crusca dal 1678 al 1690, partecipando ai lavori della terza edizione del "Vocabolario" e fu tra i fondatori dell'"Accademia del Cimento". Nominato archiatra del Granduca Ferdinando II, lasciò vari importanti studi tanto letterarari quanto scientifici, e morì a Pisa nel 1697. "I suoi studi, fra i quali quelli intorno alla generazione spontanea e al veleno delle vipere, rivestono particolare importanza nella storia della scienza moderna, per la loro opera di demolizione di alcune teorie di stampo aristotelico a favore di un'attività sperimentale e per la loro applicazione in campo medico di una pratica terapeutica di impostazione ippocratica, costruita su regole di prevenzione e sull'uso di rimedi esclusivamente naturali e su precetti di vita equilibrata. Pubblicò un gran numero di ricerche naturalistiche, che destarono grande interesse in tutta Europa. Nel lavoro scientifico di Redi più ancora dei risultati ottenuti è essenziale il metodo usato, che gli assicura un posto di grande rilievo nella storia del metodo sperimentale" (da wikipedia). Seconda edizione del testo in cui Redi confuta alcune teorie correnti, diffuse principalmente dai missionari, circa strane virtù soprannaturali attribuite alle sostanze studiate. Di notevole interesse, ad esempio, le parti dedicate al tabacco, alle acque di ogni tipo, al mal di denti, agli animali esotici, etc.

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        The Roman History Written in Latine by Titus Livius. With the Supplements of the Learned John Freinshemius, and John Dujatius. From the Foundation of Rome to the Middle of the Reign of Augustus. Faithfully done into English

      London: Printed for Awnsham Churchill, 1686. Pp. 5 p.l., 3-281, [1], lxxx, 283-481, [1], 501-883, [1], 835 (ie. 885)-940, [18] table. Engraved frontispiece of portrait medalions, engraved portrait of Livy on title, two engraved maps of Rome, one double-page engraved plan of the Roman and Carthaginian forces at the Battle of Cannae (facing p. 338). Bound in contemporary mottled calf, later rebacked with elaborately gilt panelled spine between raised bands, morocco label, gilt, corners restored, endpapers renewed. Surfaces and extremities a bit worn, front joint a little tender, armorial bookplate on pastedown, marginal wormtrack through first several leaves, just touching engraved material but remaining clear of text; but generally a nice clean copy in a handsomely restored binding. The famous English translation by Philemon Holland was first published in 1600, later reprinted with the supplements of John Freinshemius and John Dujatius in 1659, and finally reissued (1686) in an updated form by Edmund Bohun (1645-169 9), with the addition of engraved material. Wing L2615. Moss II 212. Lowndes III, 1374. Brueggemann 635.. Full Leather. Very Good. Folio.

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        Le Gemme Antiche Figurate. - [2 Bände].

      Battista Bussotti, Rom 1686 - 2 Bände, gestochener Titel, 8 Seiten, 1 Tafel, Tafeln 1-115, Seiten 9-52; 4 Bll., 151 (recte: 152) Tafeln, 76 Seiten. blindgeprägte Pergamentbände der Zeit mit Rückentiteln von alter Hand und auf den Falz gezogenen Pergamentriemchen, 29 x 21 cm. Seconda Impressione. Di nuovo in miglior forma ordinata, ed arricchita. - Reich illustriertes Werk über antike Gemmen, mit 268 Kupferstich-Tafeln (und einem gestochenen Titelblatt). - Die Kupferstiche liegen durchgehend in guten, kräftigen Abzügen vor. - Etwas berieben und bestoßen, durchgehend etwas randfleckig (die Vorsätze und Nachbarseiten teils etwas stärker fleckig). Band 2: der Rücken mit unschöner kleiner Fehlstelle des Pergaments; vorne einige wenige Seiten mit reparierten Rissen; Namenszug auf dem Titelblatt. Sonst gute Exemplare mit guten Kupfern. [Some foxing, mostly to the margins; the back of volume two rather unbecomingly lacking a small piece of vellum; some few pages to the front of volume two with repaired fissures, the title of volume two with a handwritten name. Otherwise very nice and decent copies with very good and finely printed plates]. 2402 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "Rechnüngen Eines Wohlerwürdigen Lobl. Priester Capitls zu Pfaffenhofen an der Glon, angefangen von [...] Urbano Widman [...] anno 1686". Deutsche Handschrift auf Papier.

      Pfaffenhofen, 1686-94.. 1 nicht numeriertes, 72 numerierte, 1 nicht numeriertes Bl. Kl.-4° (20 x 16 cm). Pergament der Zeit.. Rechnungsbuch der Priesterbruderschaft in sauberer Kanzleischrift mehrerer Hände, begonnen vom Pfarrer von Einsbach bei Sulzemoos Urban Widman (gestorben 1731). Enthält die detaillierte Aufstellung der Einnahmen (Grund- und Pfenning-Gülten, Zinsen, Anfälle, Opfergeld, "pro ingreßu capituli" etc.) gefolgt von den Ausgaben (Haltung der Gotteshäuser, Botenlohn, "Zährung", "ausgelichen gelt" etc.). Erwähnt werden zahlreiche Namen (Haaberbauer von Odelzhausen, Stephan Paullmüller von Wagenhofen, Martin Scheurl von Wagenhofen, Elogus Brunner von Egenhofen, Caspar Eberl von Welshofen etc.) aus den Orten der Region um Pfaffenhofen. - Kaum fleckig. Einband angestaubt und etwas fleckig, die Deckel leicht aufgebogen, die Stoff-Bindebänder fehlen. Schönes Dokument.

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        Het Ryck der Goden, Onder den Eenige waare God. In veel Heerlijke Vertooningen van Goddelijke Bewijsen, naturelijke Speculatien, politijke Bedenkingen, aanmerkelijke Geschiedenissen, siete Poëzyen, Sinrijke Verbeeldingen, Insonderheid, der Elementen en der voornaamste Goden: Neffens derselver Letter-kundige Benaamingen en Beduydingen, Als mede Reedelijke, Zeedige en Grondige Toepassingen, &c. Als op een Tooneel, Niet min Vermakelijk als Stichtelijk, Bedacht en Voort-gebracht. Voor-aan Versien met een Ordentelijke t'Samen-ketening, en Achter-aan met een beduidelijk Register deses Werks, Als mede Verçiert met seer vele kostelijke en konstelijke Kopere-Plaaten.

      Amsterdam, Timotheus ten Hoorn 1686. (titelprent, 40) 764 (24) p. Origineel Perkament met ribben, groot 8° (met titelprent en 29 gravures buiten de collatie, gravure p. 173 mist een stuk. zeldzaam en vroeg naslagwerk over klassieke mythologie met prenten van Jan Luyken).

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        Examen van land- en zee chirurgie, handelende van alle de voornaemste hooft-stukken die de grondige chirurgie aengaen, so in veld-legers als zee-slagen. Item van allerley siekten/ voortkomende op alle vreemde kusten/ als Oost en West-Indien, Guinee/ Groenland/ etc. Als ook de land en scheeps-kist, met de krachten en lijsten der medicamenten van dien. 4e druk vermeerdert.

      Amsterdam, Jan ten Hoorn, 1686.Sm.8vo. Contemporary vellum (soiled). With title-page pinted in red and black, with woodcut title-vignette. (12),426,(6) pp. - (New endpapers; first blank missing ?).* Popular manual for the the sea surgeon sailing to the East and West Indies, reprinted many times. Used copy with some annotations. - Rare.Cf. Landwehr, VOC, 814-819 & Sabin 98929-98930; Cat. NHSM II, p.1019.

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        Le Gemme Antiche Figurate. - [2 Bände]. -

      Rom: Battista Bussotti 1686,. 2 Bände, gestochener Titel, 8 Seiten, 1 Tafel, Tafeln 1-115, Seiten 9-52; 4 Bll., 151 (recte: 152) Tafeln, 76 Seiten, blindgeprägte Pergamentbände der Zeit mit Rückentiteln von alter Hand und auf den Falz gezogenen Pergamentriemchen, 29 x 21 cm. Seconda Impressione. Di nuovo in miglior forma ordinata, ed arricchita. - Reich illustriertes Werk über antike Gemmen, mit 268 Kupferstich-Tafeln (und einem gestochenen Titelblatt). - Die Kupferstiche liegen durchgehend in guten, kräftigen Abzügen vor. - Etwas berieben und bestoßen, durchgehend etwas randfleckig (die Vorsätze und Nachbarseiten teils etwas stärker fleckig). Band 2: der Rücken mit unschöner kleiner Fehlstelle des Pergaments; vorne einige wenige Seiten mit reparierten Rissen; Namenszug auf dem Titelblatt. Sonst gute Exemplare mit guten Kupfern. [Some foxing, mostly to the margins; the back of volume two rather unbecomingly lacking a small piece of vellum; some few pages to the front of volume two with repaired fissures, the title of volume two with a handwritten name. Otherwise very nice and decent copies with very good and finely printed plates]..

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        F. Redi ... Opusculorum Pars Prior, Sive Experimenta Circa Generationem Insectorum ... Accedit J. F. Lachmund De Ave Diomedea Dissertatio. (F. Redi ... Experimenta Circa Varias Res Naturales, Speciatim Illas Qu? Ex Indiis Afferuntur, Etc. )

      Amstelædami : Apud H. Wetstenium, 1686, Hardback, First EditionPage edges browned. Finely and sumptuously bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. An exceptional copy. Scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 216 pages; Physical desc. : [12], 216, [20], 40, [6] p. , [26] + XXVIII leaves of plates (some folded) : ill. (engravings) . Language: Latin. Subject: Insects - Spontaneous generation - Diomedea - Albatrosses - Early works to 1800. Vol. 1 of a set of 2 vols. Vol. 2, entitled Experimenta circa varias res naturales, &c.

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      Marbre-Cramoisy, Paris, 1686 - Reli2 de l' époque, plein - maroquin, dos orné de cadres fleuronné doré, pièce de titre doré maroquin rouge, tranches anciennement jaspée, 19x25cm, 652pp, 598pp, 508pp. Traduit de l' Espagnol par Marais de l'Académie Françoise. 3900 g.

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        Traité des oeillets et de quelle façon il les faut cultiver

      C. Amy (= Impr Authier et Barbier),, Lyon (= Bourg) 1686 - 61-[1] pp. (manque 1 f. au début sans manque de texte apparent, minimes rousseurs). Très rare réimpression préfacée par J. Brossard, tirée à 100 ex. Le "Traité des oeillets" fut ajouté postérieurement aux "Remarques nécessaires pour la culture des fleurs" (1658) de l'horticulteur parisien Morin. Cachet d'appart. Aimé Hudellet. Ref. Bn-Opale plus (1). Manque à COPAC. 1 volumes. Minimes frottements. Bon exemplaire Reliure demi-basane rouge de l'époque, dos lisse, filets doré.

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        Sancti Patris Nostri Athanasii Archiepiscopi Alexandriae opera quae reperiuntur omnia. Editio Nova.

      Coloniae, Mauritii Georgii Weidmanni 1686. 2 volumes, (portrait, 28) 1087, (8) 704 138 (139) p. Contemporary Vellum, Folio (browned).

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        Het Goddelyke Leven. In drie Verhandelingen, I. Van de Kennisse Godts. II. Van het Wandelen van Godt. III. Van de Ommegank met Godt in Eensaamheydt. Vertaelt uyt het Engelsch, door Nathanael Knowles.

      Leeuwarden, Gerardus Hoogslag 1686. 3 werken in 1 band, (12) 267, (4) 229, (6) 144 p. Origineel Perkament, 8° (mist 2 pagina's voorwerk, FATY-B120).

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        Zwölff Christliche Leichpredigten, Zu Unterschiedlichen Zeiten gehalten, Und auff begehren vormahls eintzel, jetzo zusammen zum zweyten mahl in Truck gegeben. WITH: Christlicher Leichpredigten Andere Abtheilung, Abermal Zwölffe in sich fassend, Welche zu unterschiedlichen Zeiten gehalten, und eintzel, nun aber zusammen, zum truck gegeben werden. Samt einem Anhang, Einer auch Christlichen Leichpredigt, Uber den mit sonderbaren Göttlicher gnaden bezeugungen beseligten Todt Herrn Johann Augustin Liezheimers, geweszten Diaconi zu Windsheim gehalten von Herrn Johann Henrich Horben. WITH: Christlicher Leich-Predigten Dritte Abtheilung, abermahl Zwölffe in sich fassend, welche zu unterschiedlichen Zeiten und Orten gehalten, und zum theil eintzel, nun aber, weil unterschiedliche die Christliche Erbauung angehende Materien darin auszgeduhret sind, zusammen zum Truck gegeben worden. WITH: Christlicher Leich-Predigten Vierdte Abtheilung, Abermahl Zwölffe in sich fassend, Welche zu unterschiedlichen Zeiten vor und in Berlin gehalten, und weil unterschiedliche die Christliche erbauung angehende materien darin auszgeführet sind, zum truck gegeben worden.

      Franckfurt am Mayn, Johann David Zunners 1686/1685/1693/1693. "4 volumes in 1 binding, (20) 387 (7), (16) 368 (20), (6) 510 (19), (6) 308 (22) p. Contemporary folding Vellum, 4° (Spener, 1635-1705, was born in Ribeauvillé in Upper Alsace (now part of France). After a brief time at the grammar school of Colmar, he went to Strasbourg in 1651, where he devoted himself to the study of philology, history and philosophy, and won his degree of master (1653) by a disputation against the philosophy of Thomas Hobbes. He then became private tutor to the princes Christian and Charles of the Palatinate, and lectured in the university on philology and history. From 1659 to 1662 he visited the universities of Basel, Tübingen and Geneva, and commenced the study of heraldry, which he pursued throughout his life. In Geneva especially his religious views and tendencies were turned in the direction of mysticism. Highly influenced by Johann Arndt, Lewis Bayly, Jean de Labadie, and Theophil Großgebauer, Spener's own writings display an emphasis on personal transformation through spiritual rebirth and renewal. It is this focus on individual devotion and piety that places him within the realm of Pietism, so Spener has been called the ""Father of Pietism"".) ".

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        SCHOLA CANONICA SEU UNIVERSUM JUS CANONICUM Nova Methodo Digestum. Tomus I e II. Neo- Pragae, Typis Joannis Nicolai Hampelii 1686.

      - 2 tomi in 1. Splendida ril. in pergamena operata a rilievo con fasce di fissaggio a ganci originali lavorati a sbalzo, titolo manoscritto e nervature al dorso, tagli in rosso, cm 31x19, Tomo I: pp 18 nn., 347, 1 pregevole incisione di Gerard de Groos al front., 24 nn.; Tomo II: pp 10 nn., 318, 26 nn., bei capilettera e fregi. Tarli alle prime e alle ultime pagine, qualche carta ha i margini sfrangiati, rilegatura con tracce d’uso. Nel complesso discreto esemplare.

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        OPERE CAVALLERESCHE DISTINTE IN QUATTRO LIBRI cioè: Discorsi cavallereschi. Consigli cavallereschi (Libro primo e secondo). Decisioni cavalleresche. Bologna. Longhi, 1686.

      - Ril. in pergamena coeva, titolo manoscritto al dorso, ciascuna parte ha un proprio frontespizio con piccola xilografia, cm 22x16, pp 12 nn., 151, 12 nn., 115, 14 nn., 195, 10 nn., 78. Bei capilettera. Piccolo restauro in 1 pag., contenuta gora giallina al margine inferiore di alcune carte, margine superiore rifilato, ma buon esemplare. Edizione completa delle opere cavalleresche del Birago. Gelli, Autori del ‘600, Haym.

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        Die Königliche Hoffstatt Arrakan. Kupferstich.

      [1686].. Rechts unten mit der gestochenen Bezeichnung des Künstlers "P. Neis fecit". Auf Bütten mit Falz. 21,2 x 41,8 cm. Papier: 30,8 x 43 cm.. Mit Titelkartusche. In der Platte durch Majuskeln gekennzeichnet und mit folgender Legende unterhalb der Darstellung: "A. der Königliche Pallast. B. der grosze flus von Arrakan. C. der weg so nach dem Wohnplaz der Portugesen geht. D. Pagode mit einem vergullten dach. E. die Porten. F. Cure baum. G. die vorstatt von Arrakan". - Wohl aus: J. C. Wagner, Interiora orientis detecta, oder grundrichtige und eigentl. Beschreibung aller... Reiche des Orients. Augsburg, Koppmayer, 1686. - Der Kupferstecher Hafner war in Augsburg und Ulm tätig und stach vorwiegend Bildnisse Augsburger Persönlichkeiten, ferner Landschaften und Ornamentstiche. - Oberer Blattrand wasserrandig. Linker rand minimal stockfleckig. Winzige Ausdünnung im Himmel. - Versandkosten auf Anfrage.

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        Das ist: Die gantze H. Schrifft, Altes und Neues Testaments Teutsch Doctor Martin Luthers . 2 Tle. in 1 Bd. Nürnberg, Endter Söhne, 1686. Titel, 4 Bll. (Widmung), 16 Bll., 11 num. Bll., 34 Bl. (Reg.), 686 S., 1 w. Bl.; 950 S., 9 Bll., 2 w. Bll. Folio. Ldr. d. Zt. auf Holzdeckeln mit 2 Schließen und Goldschnitt (stark bestoßen, Rücken fragmentarisch, Schließen fehlen, einige Wurmlöcher).,

      1686 - Strohm E 910; Jahn 65 ff.- Siebte Auflage der 'Weimarer Kurfürstenbibel', gegenüber den früheren Ausgaben neu gestaltet. Mit 1 gestoch. Titel, 1 gestoch. Widmung, 1 ganzs. Wappenkupferstich, 11 ganzs. Kurfürstenkupferstichen, 3 doppelblattgr. Kupferstichkarten, 1 doppelblattgr. gestoch. Kalendertabelle, 30 (von 32) Kupferstichtafeln, davon 2 doppelblattgroß. Das Titelbild und die erzählenden biblischen Kupferstiche sind ausgewechselt, der Kommentar bereichert, die Landkarten neu gefaßt' (Oertel, S. 94). Statt der bisherigen 6 Bildseiten sind nun 18 mit 136 Abbildungen zum Alten Testament und 69 zum Neuen Testament vorhanden. Außer den 18 Bildtafeln finden sich noch 10 Porträt-Tafeln mit Luther, den Propheten und Evangelisten.- Zu Beginn und Ende mit einigen Mängeln: Titel lose und mit Randläsionen (etwas Textverlust am Fußsteg), die ersten 7 Blätter teils lose und mit kleinen Randläsionen, die ersten 40 Blätter mit Feuchtrand im weißen Innensteg; zahlreiche Tafeln (und einige Textseiten) teils mit (Rand-)Einrissen, Plan von Jerusalem mit Randläsionen (Bildverlust) und Durchriß.- Es fehlen die beiden Tafeln zur Arche Noah. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        Traité de l'église contre les heretiques

      chez Antoine Michallet 1686 - - chez Antoine Michallet, A Paris 1686, in 12 (15x9cm), 435pp., Un Vol. relié. - Première édition en 1685. Plein Vélin d'époque , dos lisse avec titre à la plume (estompé). A l'aide de l'art du raisonnement et de la rhétorique, ce traité de l'église suit un cheminement classique pour étayer son argumentation , celle ci s'appuie en premier lieu sur les pères de l'église et l'histoire pour la définition de l'église (en définissant l'église, on définit partant l'hérésie), puis sur les points reprochés à l'église catholique par les Protestants et les Catholiques , en se faisant défenseur et non plus attaquant, l'ouvrage change subtilement la donne , politiquement l'église catholique demeure ainsi « Les gentils » appelés par le Christ. 435pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Relation de l'ambassade de Mr le chevalier de Chaumont à la Cour du Roy de Siam, avec ce qui s'est passé de plus remarquable durant son voyage.

      Paris, Arnoult Seneuse, Daniel Horthemels 1686 - in-12, 231-29-[2] pp., avec 8 planches dont 2 dépliantes, veau brun granité, dos à nerfs orné, tranches mouchetées (reliure de l'époque). Bon exemplaire. Edition originale de ce récit qui complète de façon fort détaillée les relations du Père Tachard et de l'abbé de Choisy, sur la même première ambassade de 1685-86, décidée en réponse à la visite de l'envoyé de Siam en 1684. Le chevalier de Chaumont fut nommé en 1685 ambassadeur de Louis XIV auprès du Roi de Siam Phra Naraï (règne de 1657 à 1688) : il partit de Brest le 3 mars, accompagné d'une nombreuse suite, et parvint en septembre suivant à destination. Il put signer en décembre un traité portant à la fois sur des matières économiques et religieuses, et fut de retour à Brest le 18 juin 1686. Cioranescu, XVII, 18992. Chadenat, 2826. Cordier, Indosinica, 935. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Pia Desideria: or, Divine Addresses, in Three Books. Written in Latine by. Englished by Edm. Arwaker.

      London: Henry Bonwicke 1686 - Second edition in English, (xiv), 267, (1, 2 advertisement) pp. Frontispiece and 46 engraved plates, marginal browning throughout, one with a small closed tear, some chipping and old manuscript to first and last few leaves, fly leaf with some loss. Contemporary calf with blind stamped decoration to corners, slightly worn, recently rebacked. The most influential emblem book of the 17th century, republished and adapted many times all over Europe. Wing H3350. A translation first published 1677.

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        Thesaurus eruditionis scholasticæ: Sive Supellex instructissima vocum, verborum, ac locutionum: tum rerum, sententiarum, adagiorum ac exemplorum... Jam olim post aliorum operas Per Augustum Buchnerum Recensitus & emendatus...

      Johann Friderich Gleditsch, Leipzig 1686. Small folio. Engraved title. Titlepage in red and black. (18)+1360+(76) pages. Contemporary half vellum. Upper inner hinge a bit weak, and slight wear on the sides and spine. Indside with minor foxing and a name and inscription on flyleaf.. Not registered by Brunet. The first edition of this magnificent Latin encyclopedia came in 1571. This edition has both Latin and German index

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      Neo-Pragae (Prag), Typis Archi-Episcopalis Seminarij, 1686 - Folio, (IV), 213 pp; 33 (Index). Contemporary quarter leather, paper boards. Engraved extra title. Condition: Very good. Rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Padua: Cadorino, 1686.. [32],298,[10, Index]pp. including a portrait of the author. Half title. Quarto. Contemporary vellum, manuscript spine title. Moderate soiling to boards, small repair to spine tail. Rear free endpaper wanting. A clean copy in very good condition. First issue of Terra Rossa's famous account detailing discoveries in the New World, as denoted by the 1686 date and the privilege below the imprint reading "Et Privilegio del Serenissimo Principe." Includes much information on Venetian explorers, going so far as to credit Marco Polo with discovering Australia, and attempts to rename Terra Australis as Terra Australe Magallanica to honor Magellan. In this work, Terra Rossa "attempted to prove that Venetians had discovered all lands unknown to the ancients, including America and Terra Australis…" (Hiatt, TERRA INCOGNITA, p. 261). He also defends the claims of the Zeno brothers to have made a northern discovery of America prior to Columbus. A rare and surprisingly little-known work focused on early exploration of the Southern Hemisphere. SABIN 94858. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 686/157/

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        HISTOIRE DE LA DECADENCE DE L'EMPIRE APRES CHARLEMAGNE, et des différends des Empereurs avec les Papes au sujet des Investitures et de l'Indépendance.

      1686 - A Paris, Chez Sébastien Mabre-Cramoisy, 1686. In-quarto (199 X 263) veau fauve granité, armes dorées sur le premier plat, dos cinq nerfs, caissons dorés avec fleuron central, pièce de titre maroquin grenat, coupes ornées, tranches mouchetées en rouge (reliure de l'époque) ; titre-frontispice , titre orné d'une vignette, (7) ff. (épitre et sommaire), 575 pages, (1) page et (1) f. de permission et privilège. Un feuillet (pages 543-544) est entièrement manuscrit sur papier ancien, en un fac-similé bien réalisé, probablement au XIXe. Coiffes et coins restaurés. EDITION illustrée d'un beau titre-frontispice entièrement gravé par Jacques Follain d'après un dessin de Pierre Sevin, d'une vignette gravée sur la page de titre (marque de l'imprimeur), d'une tête-de-chapitre gravée par Chauveau d'après Jacques Lalouète ou Lalouette, d'une lettrine gravée. La première édition a été éditée en 1679 (CIORANESCU, 44423). Louis MAIMBOURG (1620-1686), célèbre jésuite, a composé un grand nombre d'ouvrages, notamment historiques, qui connurent un certain succès. Le philosophe et écrivain français Pierre Bayle (1647-1706) trouvait en effet que Maimbourg avait un talent particulier pour l'histoire : « Il répand dans ses ouvrages historiques beaucoup d'agrément, plusieurs traits vifs, et quantité d'instructions incidentes. Il y a peu d'historiens, même parmi ceux qui écrivent mieux que lui et qui ont plus de savoir, qui aient l'adresse d'attacher le lecteur comme il le fait. » (MICHAUD, XXVI, 130-131). Exemplaire en BEL ETAT, aux ARMES de Thomas II de MORAND, baron du Mesnil-Garnier, seigneur d'Eterville, Courseulles et Soulles (1584-1651). « Comme il avait fondé en 1620 des prix à perpétuité qui devaient être distribués au collège du Mont à Caen, on trouve ses armes frappées sur des volumes publiés après sa mort. [.] Ce dernier fer [fer n°3] n'a, en raison de son style, certainement pas appartenu à Thomas de Morand ; peut-être a-t'il été exécuté au XVIIIe siècle pour être apposé sur les volumes donnés en prix en souvenir du donateur, en remplacement des anciens fers. » (OHR, 2134, fer n°3). NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        Liber evangeliorum, totius anni, ad usum Ordinis Cartusiensis

      Grande Chartreuse, Correria 1686. 31 cm. (2), 130, (2) Seiten mit Holzschnitt-Initialen und Schlußvignette. Maroquin-Bd. 18. Jahrh. mit Rückenvergoldung, Deckel mit goldgepr. Rahmenverzierung, in den Ecken Zierstücke - Brunet IX, 366f (vgl.) - Aus der Druckerei "Correria" (La Correrie) zu Grande Chartreuse bei Grenoble, dem Stammkloster des Kartäuserordens. Die Druckerei wurde ca. 1680 von Innocent le Masson gegründet. 1687 übernahm Antoine Fremon die Leitung. - Rücken oben restauriert, im Anfang und Schluß insgesamt 20 Blatt an den Rändern verstärkt, letzte 3 Seiten Textverlust handschriftlich ergänzt. Angebunden sind 2 Blatt Handschrift: Gebete auf verschieden Festtage des Jahres. Rot und schwarz mit Randleisten, neu aufgezogen, datiert 1870. - Sprache / Language: Lateinisch / Latin -

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        Les Idylles De Bion et De Moschus & Idylles (2 Vols. Bound in 1)

      Pierre Auboin, Pierre Emery, Charles Clousier, Paris 1686 - Traduites de Grec en vers Francois avec des Remarques (manuscript annotation- "par M. de Longpierre"). First volume-half title in red and black, engraved pastoral frontispiece, title printed in red and black, [14] preface, [8] Vie de Bion et de Moschus, [2] Privilege, 246, French andf Greek text on opposite pages. Second volume- half title printed in red, frontispiece bucolic scene with sheep, title in red and black, [22] preface, 155, 2pp errata for both works. Later full tree calf, gilt floral border, marbled eps, back strip broken off with lower part missing, front cover all but detached, ffep lacking First edition of both works which were published separately in the same year, with complete half-titles, titles, frontispieces and errata, decorated head and tail pieces and capitals; in need of rebinding but contents sound and clean. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Works of the Learned Sr Thomas Brown, Kt. Doctor of Physick, Late of Norwich

      Tho. Bassset, Ric. Chiswwell. Tho. Sawbridge, Charles Mearn, and Charles Brome, London 1686 - Folio. Rebound in contemporary half leather. Decorated boards. New endpapers. Lower edge of frontis and title page repaired. Scattered foxing and small stains. Frontis portrait of Brown, and illustrations of urns serving as the frontis to"Urn Burial" present. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De nobilitate de principibus, de sucibus, de comitibus, de baropnibus, de militibus, equitibus, ministerialibus, armigeris, barscalcis, marscalcis, adelscalcis, de advocatis ecclesiae de comitatu Hollandiae et dioecesi Ultraiectina. Amsterdam u. Leiden, Janssinius-Waesberg & F. Lopez 1686. 4°. 12Bll. 768S.; 28Bll. (769-)1151S. mit ca. 25 Textkupfern u. 5 Kupfertafeln, Prgt. d. Zt. mit Deckelprägung.

      . . Jöcher III, 185 / 186.- Besonders für die Diözese Utrecht wichtig.- Matthaeus war Professor der Rechtswissenschaften in Leiden.- Die Textkupfer meist mit Abb. v. Siegeln; eine Tafel mit Würdenträgern im Hintergrund Ansicht v. Utrecht.- Prgt.-Bezug etw. aufgeplatzt, sonst sauberes Exemplar.

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        De historia Piscium libri quatuor, jussu & sumptibus Societatis Regiae Londinensis editi . Totum opus recognovit, coaptavit, supplevit, librum etiam primum & secundum integros adjecit J. Raius e Societate Regia.

      - Oxonii, e Theatro Sheldoniano, 1686. Folio (367 x 245mm). With 1 engraved frontispiece, 1 engraved title-vignette and 187 engraved plates. Contemporary blind pressed vellum, small split on upper cover hinge. A fine copy of the rare first edition of the first large work on fishes in England, marking a new era in ichthyology. Although Ray states with his characteristic modesty to be only the editor of the manuscript of his deceased friend Willughby (1635-1672), his share in compiling the material for the work should not be neglected. The text was printed at the expense of bishop John Fell (founder of the University Press), the plates engraved by Paul van Somers under the supervision of Martin Lister at the expense of several members of the Royal Society of London, among them particularly the Society's president Samuel Pepys to whom the work is dedicated.Provenance: Armorial bookplate of Falkenhof.Dean III, 331; Keynes 46; Nissen, 'Schöne Fischbücher', 130. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Opera Omnia

      Engraved allegorical frontis. in Vol. I & 123 engraved plates (including the 7 small ones). Titles printed in red & black with engraved arms of the Royal Society. 3 p.l., 15 pp., 2 leaves, 78 (i.e. 82], 1 leaf, 35 pp., 2 leaves, 72 pp.; 3 p.l., 44 pp., 2 leaves, 20 pp., 1 leaf, 144 pp. (several leaves misbound). Two vols. in one. Folio, cont. blindstamped with arabesque design & panelled vellum over boards (binding a little soiled, some browning and/or foxing as is usual with this book), spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. London: R. Scott, 1686. [bound with]:--. Opera Posthuma...quibus praefixa est eiusdem Vita. Engraved frontis. port. & 19 engraved plates. Title printed in red & black with engraved arms of the Royal Society. 1 p.l., 110, 187 pp. Folio (some occasional browning and/or foxing as is typical). London: A. & J. Churchill, 1697. [bound with]:--. De Structura Glandularum Conglobatarum Consimiliumque Partium, Epistola. 1 p.l., 10 pp. Folio. London: R. Chiswell, 1697. First editions and one of the grandest productions of the Royal Society; this handsome folio contains the collected works of Malpighi (1628-94), the founder of histology and the greatest of the microscopists; they are today very scarce on the market. The first title is the first complete edition of his collected works published during his lifetime; all three works are splendid examples of bookmaking. Included here are Malpighi's great masterpieces on the anatomy of plants, the embryonic development of the chick (which makes him the founder of descriptive or iconographic embryology), the anatomy of the silkworm (the first monograph on an invertebrate), the discovery of the existence of capillaries (which completed the chain of the circulation of the blood postulated by Harvey), and his observations on the lungs (which overthrew the current conceptions of the pulmonary tissues demonstrating their true vesicular nature). Malpighi's writings were first collected in Le Clerc and Manget's Bibliotheca Anatomica (Geneva: 1685), but without his Anatome Plantarum and De Bombyce. Also, "the two folio volumes of this London edition are far more handsomely printed, in much larger type, and the drawings are beautifully reproduced and widely spaced upon the plates" (Adelmann). Very good copies. With the fine and large late 17th-century engraved armorial bookplate of Pierre de Chalud. ❧ Adelmann, I, p. 509. Frati 2, 4, & 4bis. I. Garrison-Morton 66. Sparrow, Milestones of Science, 141. .

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        Several Chirurgical Treatises. By Richard Wiseman, Serjeant-Chirurgeon.

      London Printed by R. Norton and J. Macock for R. Royston 1686 - Second Edition, folio, half-title, short tear in outer blank margin of the dedication leaf to Charles 11, worming on upper inner blank margins of the last 100pp. but not affecting the text at any point, with a divisional title-page for each treatise, [16], 577, [15] pp., contemporary calf, extremities rubbed, corners rubbed through to the boards, head and foot of spine chipped. The first edition of this work was published in 1676 and was republished unchanged for this second edition. "For each topic Wiseman examines the anatomy, pathology, etiology, diagnosis, prognosis and management, adding selected case histories or observations from his vast experience. These personal observations, some brief and some in extensive detail, concern 600 individual patients . constitute a rich and unique historical record of surgical reality in seventeenth-century Britain and have yet to be analysed fully. In Europe only the 600 observations of Wilhelm Fabry of Hilden, published earlier in the century, are comparable . The eight treatises concern ulcers, tumours, diseases of the anus, king's evil, wounds, gunshot wounds, fractures and luxations, and lues venerea (syphilis and gonorrhoea) respectively.[his] immense expertise in traumatic surgery is particularly evident in his account of gunshot wounds, including severe compound limb fractures." - ODNB. ******"Wiseman is our surgical Sydenham. He by his skill and personality helped to raise the whole status of surgery. He was the first of the great British surgeons." - Power, pp. 198-201. Garrison & Morten, 4757; Norman, 2253; Krivatsy, 13084; Wing, W3108. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Several Chirurgical Treatises

      London: Printed by E. Fletcher and J Macock for R. Royston and B. Took at the Ship in St. Paul's Church-yard. Cover worn and detached. Feps detached. Half title detached with some nineteenth century inscriptions. Some browning to margins.. Contents firm. Ex.-lib Royal College of Surgeons Library. 1686. Second Edition. Contemporary calf. 310mm x 200mm (12" x 8"). 498pp; 79pp; + index. .

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